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SHINRIN-YOKU — Jacquie Medina sits with students at shinrin-yoku, also known as forest bathing, event to focus on the nature present around them in order to relax.

Forest bathing event allows participants to relax in the middle of campus

Rachel Pott April 26, 2024

The forest bathing walk took place on Monday, April 22, 2024. The event was held in the academic mall and included breakout sessions that walked throughout different areas on campus. The event began...

Gamma Theta Upsilon to host Earth Week Trivia Night

Gamma Theta Upsilon to host Earth Week Trivia Night

Amelia Kashian April 24, 2024

This week marks the 10th Annual Anderton's Earth Week. Many environmentally friendly activities are to be hosted around campus offering education about ways to live sustainably. One of these events will...

Kinomoaage translates to education or more directly, Earth shows us the way in Anishinaabemowin. (Joleigh Martinez/NW)

Opinion — Should NMU divest from fossil fuels?

Katarina Rothhorn April 20, 2023

As we celebrate Earth Week at NMU, I am proud to participate in the various activities that help us appreciate and give back to the land. Even if this is just picking up trash or going on a hike to learn...

EARTH WEEK— DivestNMUs climate march will end at Cohodas Hall with speakers and informational tables. 
Ryley Wilcox/NW

DivestNMU closes Earth Week with guest speaker and climate march

Ryley Wilcox, Staff Writer April 21, 2022

DivestNMU, a student organization demanding the university pull investments out of fossil fuels, will host a guest speaker and a climate march to close out the 8th Annual Anderton’s Earth Week at NMU. The...

Photo courtesy of NMU Conservation Crew

COMMUNITY CLEANUP—On Saturday April 17, NMUs Conservation Crew pitched in to help clean up Lower Harbor Mattson Park. The cleanup was apart of the 2021 Earth Week celebration.

Earth Week activities look to promote sustainable future

Joad Blaauw-Hara April 20, 2021
Anderton's Earth Week 2021 kicks off with a park cleanup with NMU's Conservation Crew. The week of events aims to promote a more sustainable future for NMU.

Conservation crew to hold Earth Week collaborating with groups for change

Akasha Khalsa April 15, 2021
With Earth Day coming up on Thursday, April 22, the Conservation Crew plans to hold a more expansive celebration of sustainability initiatives: an entire week of education events.
Fourth annual Anderton’s Earth Week coming up

Fourth annual Anderton’s Earth Week coming up

Winter Keefer April 12, 2018

Students and faculty working through the NMU Earth, Environmental and Geographical Sciences (EEGS) department are banding together to put on events revolving around sustainability for the fourth annual...

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